The most important reference point in Italy for cardiac pathologies

Excellences of the Policlinico San Donato


The IRCCS Policlinico San Donato University and Research Hospital was founded in 1969, today it lies on an area of more than 50.000 sq. m. and is located in the city of San Donato Milanese, 7 km. from the center of Milan.

The building structure extends over 16.000 sq.m. and is composed of two main buildings.

The clinical activity is organized in

  • 26 Specialist Divisions of Diagnosis and Care
  • 11 Centre of High Specialty
  • 33 Ambulatory Services
  • 21 Specialist Services


The Specialist Divisions of Diagnosis and Care are organized in three principal divisions.

Apart from being the most important reference point in Italy when it comes to cardiac pathologies, it is one of the most important centers in the world for the treatment of pediatric and adult congenital heart disease.

Policlinico San Donato in figures:

      • 8 operating theatres with the most advanced technology

      • 373 beds for inpatients

      • 7 beds in day-hospital

      • 19 places for Hemodialysis

      • 550 cardiac catheterisms (both interventional and diagnostic) in 2013

      • 460 heart surgeries in 2013



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